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  1. People across the Northeast US prepare for fierce snowstormRead the original story w/Photo

    30 min ago | Albany Times Union

    ... the frustration, Regis - who's hoping to land a job in Montreal - said he's used to the snow, having grown up in Ontario. While New Yorkers were rushing home Monday as the snowflakes fell faster and thicker on Times Square, Christy Vell, a visitor ...

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  2. UMES Takes Third Place at Kutztown; Shoots 300 on Last DayRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... then we had the 300, it was amazing!" The lineup that threw the perfect game was led-off by freshman Melanie Copey (Ontario, N.Y.) and followed by Victoria Jones (Baltimore, Md.), Valerie Riggin (Vista, Calif.), Tatiana Munoz (Ibague Tolima, ...

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  3. Ganargua River, Mud Creek and the Erie CanalRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Times of Wayne County

    Before there was New York State and before there was Ontario County, from which Wayne County was formed; before any towns existed, there was the Ganargua River, more commonly known to current county residents as Mud Creek. While on a recent trip to Batavia, Genesee County, I visited the Holland Land Office Museum, which claims to be "The Birthplace of Western New York," and which celebrates its bicentennial this year.

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  4. County votes to add officers to cover deficit from loss of Lyons PoliceRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 24 | Times of Wayne County

    ... anyway. But we should do something like that formally, not pick and choose who we help." Supervisor John Smith of Ontario noted that "If we don't stick together, we lose collectively." "With the enhancement of police services in the county, we all ...

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  5. 2 sunken canal boats from mid-1800s found in Lake OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | DurhamRegion.com

    The wrecks of two 19th-century canal boats have been found on the bottom of Lake Ontario, an unusual discovery because such vessels typically weren't used on open water, a team of New York shipwreck hunters said Wednesday. The three-member team from the Rochester area said they discovered the boats using side-scan sonar last year while searching for shipwrecks on Lake Ontario's eastern end.

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  6. 2 sunken canal boats from mid-1800s found in Lake Ontario-Image1Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | CottageCountryNow.ca

    The wrecks of two 19th-century canal boats have been found on the bottom of Lake Ontario, an unusual discovery because such vessels typically weren't used on open water, a team of New York shipwreck hunters said Wednesday. The three-member team from the Rochester area said they discovered the boats using side-scan sonar last year while searching for shipwrecks on Lake Ontario's eastern end.

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  7. Near miss in this weekend's weatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | The Post-Standard

    ... rest easy though. At most, a couple inches of snow may fall Saturday night into the first part of Sunday off of Lake Ontario. Many places will only see a fresh coating of new snow. Saturday will be the nicer day this weekend, with no precipitation, ...

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  8. New York 19th century shipwrecks found under Lake OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | New York Daily News

    The wrecks of two 19th-century canal boats have been found on the bottom of Lake Ontario, an unusual discovery because such vessels typically weren't used on open water, a team of New York shipwreck hunters said Wednesday. The three-member team from the Rochester area said they discovered the boats using side-scan sonar last year while searching for shipwrecks on Lake Ontario's eastern end.

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  9. 2 sunken canal boats from mid-1800s found in Lake Ontario; NY explorers make unusual findRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | 680News

    The wrecks of two 19th-century canal boats have been found on the bottom of Lake Ontario, an unusual discovery because such vessels typically weren't used on open water, a team of New York shipwreck hunters said Wednesday. The three-member team from the Rochester area said they discovered the boats using side-scan sonar last year while searching for shipwrecks on Lake Ontario's eastern end.

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  10. Sunken canal boats from mid-1800s found in Lake OntarioRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | The Globe and Mail

    This image taken from video shows diver Andrew Driver swimming over part of a 19th-century canal boat that lies on the floor of Lake Ontario's eastern end near Oswego, N.Y. This image taken from video shows diver Andrew Driver swimming over part of a 19th-century canal boat that lies on the floor of Lake Ontario's eastern end near Oswego, N.Y. The wrecks of two 19th-century canal boats have been found on the bottom of Lake Ontario, an unusual discovery because such vessels typically weren't used on open water, a team of New York shipwreck hunters said Wednesday. The three-member team from the Rochester area said they discovered the boats using side-scan sonar last year while searching for shipwrecks on Lake Ontario's eastern end.

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  11. Families hoping Ontario's top court will hear their fight against wind farmsRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | Nanaimo Daily News

    Four rural families fighting construction of industrial wind farms near their homes are hoping Ontario's top court will listen to their arguments. The families have asked the Ontario Court of Appeal to let them challenge last month's lower court ruling allowing the projects to go ahead.

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  12. Families hoping to bring fight against wind farms to Ontario's top courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | GlobalNews

    Four rural families fighting construction of industrial wind farms near their homes are hoping Ontario's top court will listen to their arguments. The families have asked the Ontario Court of Appeal to let them challenge last month's lower court ruling allowing the projects to go ahead.

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  13. Capturing the North Country, one pinhole photo at a timeRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 21 | North County Public Radio

    ... assigned to build a pinhole camera out of an old cardboard box. "Oswego State's right along the shoreline of Lake Ontario, and I went down and pointed the cardboard box with the pinhole along the shore and uncovered the pinhole." He doubted that a ...

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  14. New training for Lake Ontario ice rescuesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | 13WHAM

    Greece, N.Y. - Ice rescues can be dangerous for firefighters, especially rescues on Lake Ontario. "These mountains, what people like to refer to as ice mountains, can be upwards of 15-feet high and their hallow like a volcano or a funnel," explained Monroe County Fire Training Coordinator Mark Cholach, "so people will be climbing on top of them and that top will give way because they're not very stable and they'll fall down either into the bottom of the pit or they'll fall into the water."

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  15. UMES Women's Bowling Takes Mid-Winter Invite ChampionshipRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | WBOC-TV Salisbury

    ... closing out matches was our focus this weekend and I think those were key to our success." Freshman Melanie Copey (Ontario, N.Y.) was part of the team's success again today as she subbed in against Nebraska and started the match against Arkansas ...

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  16. Survey finds invasive snail in St. Lawrence River that could threaten waterfowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Jan 19 | Ogdensburg Courier-Observer/Journal

    New research has found a larger presence of faucet snails in the Great Lakes than previously recognized, including the northern parts of Lake Ontario and the St. Lawrence River. “That's a major concern for wildlife,” said Ely Kosnicki, an aquatic invertebrate ecologist at SUNY Brockport, one of the many universities and agencies that took part in the research.

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  17. Choice hits close to homeRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | Observer

    ... while Forestville has done what it always has: it appointed another person for the job. Renee Garrett, who is from Ontario, N.Y., begins her first day on the job this week. "Renee brings a breath of fresh air to our district. ... Renee was our top ...

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  18. Less rain and snow in Muskoka in DecemberRead the original story

    Saturday Jan 17 | Muskoka Today

    ... opened with "Bitter cold, an ice storm and snow are on Ontarian's minds." We reported unrelenting cold in Northern Ontario and record low mean temperatures being set in Sioux Lookout, Dryden, Kenora and Thunder Bay. In December 2014, mean ... 1 comment

  19. Brace yourselves: The coldest week of the year in CNY (usually) starts todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | The Post-Standard

    ... By then, however, the sun's climb in the sky is providing more energy to warm things up despite the snow. a Lake Ontario . The lake effect snow that blows off Lake Ontario adds to the snow pack that helps keep temperatures lower into January, but ...

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  20. Today's Hot ShotRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | The Citizens' Voice

    James Evanko of Mountain Top submitted this photo of a cedar waxing taken by their son, James, at Braddock Bay Wildlife Management Area on Lake Ontario, N.Y. We welcome user discussion on our site, under the following guidelines: To comment you must first create a profile and sign-in with a verified DISQUS account or social network ID. Sign up here.

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